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Leipzig: Book City - Welcome to the Book Fair

Leipzig Book Fair – Welcome to Leipzig: Book City

Visitors to the Book Fair at Leipzig's Trade Fair Grounds
The Book Fair is one of Leizpig's annual highlights. © Robin Kunz
Leipzig's Book Fair visitors discovering books
There is lots to discover at Leipzig's Book Fair. © Robin Kunz
Manga-Comic-Con Fair visitors at Leipzig's Book Fair
Fantastic constumes at the Manga-Comic-Con fair. © Robin Kunz
Visitors to Leipzig's Book Fair at the Trade Fair Grounds.
Thousands of new releases are presented at the Book Fair. © Robin Kunz

Leipzig Book Fair is the largest consumer trade fair in Leipzig. Get inspired by new literary releases, author readings, round tables and other highlights. The huge literary festivalLeipzig Liest  takes place alongside the Leipzig Book Fair and is an essential part of the experience for all literature enthusiasts. There are hundreds of readings to choose from, taking place in unusual locations both on the trade fair grounds and around Leipzig's city centre. Manga Comic-Con, the trade fair for all aspects of manga, anime and cosplay, also attracts numerous visitors to the Trade Fair City every year. This colourful mix of events offers something for everyone. The Book Fair unfortunately had to be cancelled in 2020 and 2021.

Leipzig Liest: Festival of Literature

As part of the Leipzig Liest! festival of literature, over 3,000 events take place every year at the Leipzig Trade Fair and in venues across the Trade Fair City. For the three days of the Leipzig Book Fair in mid-March, Leipzig is transformed into one big stage for readings.

Blick auf einen großen Bücherstapel und zahlreiche Besucher auf der Leipziger Buchmesse.
Die Leipziger Buchmesse ist eine der größten Veranstaltungen in Leipzig. © Robin Kunz
Blick auf ein langes Bücherregal mit Reiseführern auf der Leipziger Buchmesse.
Auf der Leipziger Buchmesse gibt es eine Vielfalt an Literatur. © Robin Kunz
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